Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Apply high-level social science (including survey data), epidemiology, health services, clinical trials research and writing skills in combination with data analysis skills to ensure timely and effective dissemination of study findings.
Perform significant leadership and creative role in the design, development and execution of quantitative studies using observational, quasi-experimental, experimental and simulation designs as appropriate.
Manage and develop a team of masters and more junior-level analysts (biostatistics, informatics, public health, MD-trained analysts) and trainees, including providing support, mentorship and duplicating analyses
Lead the writing of the study design and analytic components of proposals, manuscripts and other dissemination materials. Prepare tables and figures for manuscripts, abstracts, and other scientific publications, contributing as author or co-author
Oversee development, management and integrity of all research databases, including maintaining and documenting source code for reproducibility of research.
Oversee and conduct preparation of datasets for analysis
Identify appropriate statistical methods to address research hypotheses and conduct statistical analyses accordingly. Provide statistical analysis and data management for multiple NIH and other funded projects, including randomized controlled trials, longitudinal intervention studies, network studies of information- based and clinical interventions
Participate in regular meetings to discuss proposed analyses, share code and analytic approaches, and discuss data and/or methodological challenges as they arise.
Has a deep understanding of methods to analyze complex data sets for the purpose of extracting and purposefully using applicable information. May develop and maintain infrastructure that connects data sets.
Calibrates data between large and complex research and administrative datasets. Guides and may set the operational protocols for collecting and analyzing information from the University's various internal data systems as well as from external sources.
Performs other related work as needed.
Master's Degree or PhD in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, or related field
5+ years research experience in social sciences, health services, epidemiology, behavioral economics, health psychology, health education or a related field. Must include survey research experience, including survey development and analysis. Experience includes PhD training.
Demonstrated success in development and writing of federal (especially NIH) and other funding proposals
Demonstrated skills using analytic software including STATA or the equivalent ; ArcGIS
Social network, systems science, machine learning, predictive analytics experience a plus
Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, Access and Word
Ability to adhere to protocols for maintaining confidentiality of protected health information, and work with sensitive information
Meticulous attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, including ability to communicate results from complex statistical analyses to a lay audience.
Flexibility, creativity, and problem solving skills.
Ability to collaborate with colleagues from diverse academic and professional backgrounds.
Demonstrated effective leadership skills and ability to be trained to manage new analysts or students
1) Resume (required) 2) Cover Letter (preferred)
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